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                                                  Sponsor

Trevor Calderwood      Robert Finnegan

Craig McCoo                     Stephen Newell

Ryan McMaster               Jon Fate McGill

Andy Nicholl                      Timothy  Vasquez 

Lee Rook                               Rick Nabers 

Tom Wright                        Gerald Mauricio 

Trevor Calderwood

Name: Trevor Calderwood

Age: 56

City and Country of Origin: Northern Ireland

Family: Married to Caroline; Two daughters: Leanne & Kerri

What does your family think of your racing?

Mixed feelings, as I have had a few bad injuries, but it’s hard to stop doing something you love.

Professional Life: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Business

Favorite Race Bike Growing up: 1976 Yamaha YZ 125

What was your first race, and what kind of bike was it: 1975 KTM 125 at a local Youth race.

What do you like about racing in the U.S.: Everything.

What would you like to see in the U.S.

Life time Ambition and Dream come true, to race in America (Love it).

What American food or drink would you like to have while you are here?

Burgers of course. Maple pancakes. The usual and lots of Budweiser.

What would you like to take home that symbolizes your experience with racing here in the Don Matthews?

You know a lot of people like trophies, I just like the memories of meeting great people.

Awards and accomplishments:

2016 CZ World Champion…

2016 50 + Classic Motocross Des Nations Winner…

Several NI Classic Championships

What would you like to say to the Americans and other racers?

I have to say the friendliest people ever, since I came over. The American people have been so good to me, made a lot of lifetime friends.

A big thank you to Robert Finnegan from Las Vegas who kindly sponsored a Cracking CZ to ride last year and this year.

How many times have you been to the Don Matthews?

3 with 2018. 

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Andrew Nicholl

Name: Andrew Nicholl AKA 50% Wolsink

Age: 55

City and Country of Origin: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Family:Wife Jennifer two daughters Alice and Connie

What does your family think of your racing? They tolerate it. Jennifer & Connie …..Motorcycles ?……dirty,smelly noisy. “ I’d rather stick hot pins in my eyes than watch a motorcycle race”. Alice though would be up for it though and she loves Cali. 

Professional Life:Dentist.. hence the Wolsink reference

Favorite Race Bike Growing up:1975/6 RM125s

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What was your first race, and what kind of bike was it: Mud bath youth race Sept 1974 on a TM100 purchased on 20th July 74 using my life savings.

What do you like about racing in the U.S.: Not raced there before,hopefully it’ll be sunny

What would you like to see in the U.S.: More of California been before on a whistlestop tour before._I’m in the capable hands of Mr Calderwood in that  respect 

What American food or drink would you like to have while you are here?

Must try grits and biscuits and gravy jury’s out on whether I’ll like them or not

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What would you like to take home that symbolizes your experience with racing here in the Don Matthews? Good memories of great racing and fantastic friends A big trophy would be nice….but lets not get carried away.

Awards and accomplishments: A few seconds and thirds in local championships “Third is the new first being first is sooo last year darling“ 

What would you like to say to the Americans and other racers? Give me a wide berth carnage is about to ensue at any moment and when my blabbering starts to hurt your ears just tell me to shut up. Let’s have fun. 

How many times have you been to the Don Matthews?

I’m a DMCZWC virgin and looking forward to it 

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Lee Rook

Age: 47

City and Country of Origin: Northern Ireland 

Family: Natalie, Ella, Jessica

What does your family think of your racing? They like that fact that I love doing something that puts a smile on my face!

Professional Life: Horticulture

What was your first bike? Itlejet 50 cc Yellow

What do you like about racing in the U.S. :  The Sunshine and old a new friends

What would you like to see in the U.S.: The Sunshine and Big Red Trees

What kind of Food and Drink would you like to try while here:  Some great BBQ

What would you like to take home that symbolizes your experience with racing here in the Don Matthews? Meeting up and having a few beers

Awards and accomplishments

Getting up Every morning!

What would you like to say to the Americans and other racers? Have fun and mine is a Cold one!

Third time at the DMCZWC